Infectious Diseases / Edition 3

Infectious Diseases / Edition 3

by John G. Bartlett
     
 

ISBN-10: 0781733715

ISBN-13: 9780781733717

Pub. Date: 11/26/2003

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

The Third Edition of this definitive reference provides comprehensive guidelines on the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of every infectious disease seen in current clinical practice. More than 300 world-class practitioners detail the full range of clinical infections, microbial agents, viruses, mycobacteria, fungi, and parasites and describe all contemporary

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The Third Edition of this definitive reference provides comprehensive guidelines on the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of every infectious disease seen in current clinical practice. More than 300 world-class practitioners detail the full range of clinical infections, microbial agents, viruses, mycobacteria, fungi, and parasites and describe all contemporary diagnostic tests, antimicrobial therapies, and prophylactic measures. Coverage includes chapters on surgical infections written by preeminent surgeons and up-to-the-minute information on HIV infection. A comprehensive antimicrobial drugs section includes tables that provide complete, at-a-glance information on mechanisms of action, side effects, indications, and dosages.

New Third Edition chapters cover bioterrorism, hospital infections, emerging infections, Kawasaki syndrome, transmissible spongiform encephalopathies, diabetic foot ulcers, decubitus ulcers, staphylococcal and streptococcal toxic shock syndrome, food safety, linezolid and quinupristin/dalfopristin, molecular diagnostics, diagnostic significance of nonspecific laboratory abnormalities, and clinical approaches to patients with recurring infections. This edition provides complete coverage of newer viruses such as human herpesvirus 6 and 8, West Nile virus, hepatitis C, D, and E, hantaviruses, caliciviruses, and astroviruses, as well as recently discovered microorganisms such as Escherichia coli 0157, Helicobacter pylori, Chlamydia pneumoniae, Bartonella, and microsporidia.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781733717
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
11/26/2003
Edition description:
Third
Pages:
2700
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 11.20(h) x 2.80(d)

Table of Contents

Contributing Authors
Preface
Pt. IGeneral Principles of Infection1
How Microorganisms Cause Disease1
Host Factors8
Epidemiology72
Pt. IIDiagnosis of Infectious Diseases126
Pt. IIITreatment of Infectious Diseases172
Principles of Treatment172
Antimicrobial Drugs180
Pt. IVPrevention of Infectious Diseases371
Pt. VClinical Infections412
Head and Neck412
Pleuropulmonary470
Cardiovascular System552
Gastrointestinal Tract597
Liver and Biliary Tract756
Pancreas and Spleen799
Other Surgical Infections817
Urinary Tract861
Sexually Transmitted Diseases882
Gynecology and Obstetrics927
AIDS and Related Infections958
Immunocompromised Hosts1099
Skin and Soft Tissue1150
Viral Exanthems and Localized Viral Skin Infections1180
Bones and Joints1225
Eye and Paranasal Sinuses1240
Nervous System1259
Tuberculosis and Leprosy1379
Zoonoses1423
Lymph Node Syndromes1535
Other Infections1557
Pt. VIMicrobial Agents1585
Gram-Positive Cocci1585
Gram-Positive Bacilli1622
Gram-Negative Cocci1641
Gram-Negative Bacilli1662
Anaerobic Bacteria1768
Spirochetes1814
Miscellaneous Microorganisms1843
Rickettsia1878
Pt. VIIViruses1891
DNA Viruses1894
RNA Viruses1987
Pt. VIIIUnconventional Agents Causing Slow Infections2166
Pt. IXMycobacteria2184
Pt. XFungi2197
Pt. XIParasites2276
Protozoa2276
Other Parasites2354
Index2415

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